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12 Ways to Insult Your Fellow TexanIn Talking Texan, we explore the diverse dialects, interesting idioms, and unique linguistics of the Lone Star State. Texans like to think of themselves as being somewhat apart from the rest of the country—or even the world. We dress differently, we cook differently, we politick differently, we live differently. And we most definitely talk differently. A big part of what makes the Texas tongue stand out, on top of our sharp West Texas twangs and molasseslike East Texas drawls, is the fact that our speech is accentuated with numerous—a buttload of, one might even say—colorful adages, axioms, idioms, and sayings. If it’s excessively hot out, for instance, a Texan might declare it “hotter than Hades.” If, on the other hand, it’s excessively cold, you might describe…

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